Bevís Birds

Lady Gouldian Finches

Text Box: Head Color Genetics

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Phenotype

Sex

Red

Red

Yellow

Yellow

Genotype

1

Black Head

♂ ♀

 

 

 

 

Black Head

2

Black Head

♂ ♀

 

 

Y

 

Black Head, SF Yellow Head

3

Black Head, YTB

♂ ♀

 

 

Y

Y

Yellow Head Ė not expressed

4

Yellow Head

♂ ♀

 

R

Y

Y

Yellow Head, SF Red Head

5

Yellow Head

♂ ♀

R

R

Y

Y

Yellow Head, DF Red Head

6

Red Head

♂ ♀

R

R

Y

 

Red Head, SF Yellow Head

7

Red Head

♂ ♀

 

R

Y

 

SF Red Head, SF Yellow Head

8

Red Head

♂ ♀

R

R

 

 

DF Red Head

9

Red Head

♂ ♀

 

R

 

 

SF Red Head

 

Dams

1

2

3

4

7

9

 

 

S

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s

1

1

1, 2

2

†7

7, 9

9

2

1, 2

1

2

1, 2

1, 2, 3

2, 3

4, 7

4, 7, 9

7, 9

2, 3

1, 2, 3

1, 2

3

2

2, 3

3

4

4, 7

7

3

2, 3

2

4

2, 7

2, 3, 4, 7

3, 4

4, 5

4, 5, 6, 7

6, 7

3, 4

2, 3, 4, 7

2, 7

5

7

4, 7

4

5

5, 6

6

4

4, 7

7

6

7, 9

4, 7, 9

4, 7

5, 6

5, 6, 8

6, 8

4, 7

4, 7, 9

7, 9

7

1, 2, 7, 9

1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9

2, 3, 4, 7

4, 5, 6, 7

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

6, 8, 7, 9

2, 3, 4, 7

1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9

1, 2, 7, 9

8

9

7, 9

7

6

6, 8

8

7

7, 9

9

9

1, 9

1, 2, 7, 9

2, 7

6, 7

6, 7, 8, 9

8, 9

2, 7

1, 2, 7, 9

1, 9